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Seven-layer dip? Check. Appropriate jersey? Check. Friends and loved ones gathered near a TV? Check. What time is the Super Bowl?... Oh for Pete Rozelle's sake, what time is the Super Bowl? Calm down. The Super Bowl may be prime-time viewing on the East...
Art Modell has again arrived, this time posthumously, at the doorstep of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He rose to fame and fortune as the owner of the Cleveland Browns, later relocated for no good reason except Modell's poor business sense, to...
He's 80 now, and slightly bent, as if preparing to set in a three-point stance. Three hip replacements, plus a new knee, will do that to a man. Not that Ordell Braase is complaining. "Physically, I'm in pretty good shape," said Braase, longtime...
If David Stern ruled the NBA with an iron fist, he cushioned the blows by transforming a league that couldn't get its championship final live on national TV in the early 1980s into a powerful marketing machine that made players and owners incredibly...
Chicago TribuneNBA Commissioner David Stern announced on Thursday that he will step down as commissioner on Feb. 1, 2014, the 30th anniversary of the day he began a job that seemed unattractive at best and impossible at worst. Stern also answered questions during the...
DETROIT (AP) — Alex Karras was one of the NFL's most feared defensive tackles throughout the 1960s, a player who hounded quarterbacks and bulled past opposing linemen. And yet, to many people he will always be the lovable dad from the 1980s...
Steve Sabol, who helped his father get an unlikely fledgling movie company off the ground, then later took over and expanded the family business, now known to sports fans as NFL Films, has died. He was 69. Sabol, who had served as president of NFL...
When I was a child growing up in the 1950s, Major League Baseball was the national pastime. Baseball dominated media sports coverage. But that is no longer the case. The extraordinary shift is confirmed by the television Nielsen ratings for Sept. 3-9....
The new Ravens owner was sitting on stage at the Inner Harbor, and looking quite uncomfortable. On Nov. 6, 1995, Art Modell announced that he was moving the Browns from Cleveland to Baltimore, and while local politicians couldn't hide their enthusiasm,...
The Baltimore SunArt Modell may have returned football to Baltimore, but in the eyes of the silver-haired owner, the Ravens were clearly a team of the people. Eleven years ago, amid a swirl of confetti following the Ravens' Super Bowl victory in Tampa, a tearful Mr....
Art Modell, a marketing executive who helped negotiate the NFL's first television contract and later enraged fans when he moved the Cleveland Browns franchise to Baltimore, has died. He was 87. Modell died Thursday of natural causes at Johns Hopkins...
The Baltimore SunThe death of former Ravens owner Art Modell has unleashed a flood of warm memories in Baltimore, but Modell is a more complicated figure for many people, who struggle to forgive him for moving his franchise from Cleveland. That conflicted sensibility...
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